HOUSING: Steel Homesteads

Marrying the boss's daughter is something of a tradition in American Rolling Mill Co. Armco's founder and chairman, white-haired, patriarchal George Matthew Verity, married his boss's daughter; Armco's president, wiry, little Charles Ruffin Hook, married Leah Verity. And President Hook would probably be delighted if his daughter, Jean Catherine, now in school in Connecticut, wed an up-&-coming Armco man. For good relations with its employes is a prime Armco policy. Last week Armco's happy relations with its workers—attested by the fact that it has had no strike in its 39 years—flowered...

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